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Soyeon Jeong is a member of the Intellectual Property Litigation practice in Greenberg Traurig’s San Francisco office. Soyeon represents clients on patent infringement, trademark infringement, and copyright infringement cases. She has experience handling a wide range of intellectual property litigation matters and patent law proceedings in the U.S., Japan, and South Korea. Prior to practicing law, Soyeon worked as a patent manager in South Korea and Japan as she has a background in materials science and engineering.



  • Patent Manager, Ricoh Business Solutions, 2008-2011
  • Interpreter, Kintetsu World Express, 2007-2008
  • Patent Manager, Samsung SDI, 2004-2007
  • Legal Department Intern, Pfizer, 2015

Recognition & Leadership

  • Volunteer Translator, TED Conferences, 2018-2019
  • Member, California Women Lawyers
  • Member, California Lawyers Association
  • Member, Japanese American Bar Association
  • Voluntary Lawyer, San Diego Voluntary Lawyer Program
  • Member, National American Pan Asian Bar Association
  • Member, Korean American Bar Association of Northern California
  • Program Assistant, University of San Diego School of Law (U.S. Law and Policy Program)


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law,
    • Chief Articles Editor, San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law
    • Patent Research Assistant, Professor Ted Sichelman
  • B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, Hanyang University
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Korean, Native
  • Japanese, Fluent
  • Chinese (Mandarin), Proficient